Florence A. Beach

March 02, 1927 ‒ September 18, 2021

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Florence Beach, 94, of Mount Vernon passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at her home.  She was born on March 2, 1927 in Somerset, New York to the late Herbert and Rose (Kholtfarber) Rohring.

Florence enjoyed fishing, mushroom hunting, listening to Jim Reeves’ music, watching birds, gardening, crocheting and needlepoint but most of all she loved to spend time with her family.

Florence is survived by her loving husband of over 53 years, James L. Beach; daughters, Darlene (Peter Ennen) Hess of Albuquerque, NM, Kathleen Scarbury of Margeno and Tina (Kevin) Hyland of Ham Lake, MN; sons, Ron (Judy) Hess of Howard and Don (Debbie) Hess of Howard; step daughter, Monte (John) Annett of Fredericktown; step son James R. Beach of Mount Vernon; 12 grandchildren, 4 step grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 8 step great grandchildren, 3 great great grandchildren and 6 step great great grandchildren; sisters, Viola Mastin of New York and Ruth Seidel of California; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Florence was preceded in death by her brothers, Delbert and Gilbert Rohring; and a step daughter-in-law, Jacki Beach.

A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with Minister Ben McKinstry officiating.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the Salvation Army in Florence’s memory.

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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Florence Beach.



  • Grandpa Jim,
    We love you very much, and know a piece of you went to her eternal and well-deserved resting place. Prayers of peace and comfort to you in the days, weeks and months ahead. We will miss Grandma Flo’s love for her family and puzzle books.

    Corey, Katie & Griffin

  • Jim, I am so sorry to hear of Flo’s passing. I know Butch and Monte will be there to help you through your loss. I will be thinking of you. Love, Deb

  • I’m so sorry for your loss. I never got to know Flo but I’m sure if she was deserving of your love, she must have been a wonderful woman. Sending lots of love and a big hug.

  • Prayers to your family. From my childhood I remember she was a very nice lady. Your old neighbor many years ago in Gambier.